Police believe the deaths at Civic Center Park resulted from a “bad batch” of drugs laced with fentanyl.
Police do not believe foul play was involved.
Police arrested a man in connection with a series of antisemitic hate crimes in Berkeley, a local resident found a gun in his yard and more.
Police investigated two shootings, made two hate crime arrests and seized several guns during traffic stops. Strangers attacked two older women.
Berkeley police reported on several crimes this week. They appear below. Send tips to Berkeleyside with your public safety questions.
Three men have been charged with a slew of felony firearm violations after a recent Berkeley car stop that began in response to expired registration tags, authorities report.
Police reported several felony arrests this week and Berkeleyside also received multiple inquiries about an arrest Thursday night.
Two men were charged this week after police found reciprocating saws, which are often linked to catalytic converter theft, in separate cases over the weekend, authorities report.
Agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration arrested a man in downtown Berkeley on Wednesday afternoon, according to officials and community reports.
Authorities have charged a man from Pittsburg and a man from Antioch with firing a gun near Cal over the weekend, according to court records and police. Also: Don’t miss the Berkeleyside map of this year’s shootings.
Berkeley police arrested a convicted drug dealer over the weekend in connection with a stolen gun, methamphetamine and marijuana, authorities report.
Police arrested a 21-year-old man at Civic Center Park on suspicion of selling marijuana to a Berkeley High School student, authorities report.